Articulators

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Definition

Any part of the vocal apparatus involved in speech production is called an articulator. Those organs of speech are the lips, teeth, tongue, nasal cavity, hard and soft palate, pharynx and larynx, the vocal folds, trachea, diaphragma, the lungs, the uvula and the jaw bone.

See also

Articulation

Links

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

References

  • Pompino-Marschall, Bernd. 2009. Einführung in die Phonetik. Third Edition. de Gruyter: Berlin.
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